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Hi everyone. I am glad I found this forum and look forward to learning a lot from all of you. My daughter (8 years old) was diagnosed 3 weeks ago and we have been trying VERY hard to be gluten-free since then. We have of course made a few mistakes since this is all brand new to us. But I think we are doing great with fresh foods, gluten-free baking at home, shopping for gluten-free foods on line and at health food stores. It helps that we live in New York City where you can get just about anything (except maybe peace and quiet ;) )

I have so many small questions that come up but of course I can't think of any of them now.

I just wanted to say hi and I will be reading posts and joining in soon.

Amy

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Hi Amy!

Welcome to the forum. I'm sure you'll find this to be a great place for support and resource for knowledge...these people know everything! I don't know where I'd be without this forum...lost, probably! :D

Courtney

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Welcome to the forum Amy. It sounds like you have the diet well in hand. Just remember when you do have questions, we never consider any too dumb to ask. We have all been where you are, whether with kids, ourselves, friends or spouses.

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Thanks - I have learned a lot from another forum where I asked my first batch of 1,000 or so questions :blink:

And of course I have been talking to everyone I know and reading every book I can get my hands on. But this will be more helpful because I specifically have questions about my child.

As I mentioned, my daughter was just diagnosed a few weeks ago. Since then my son (12) and I have also gotten the blood test but don't have results yet. If it turns out we have it too it should be easier in some ways. But I don't think either of us will take it at all as well as my daughter.

In her case she was really feeling lousy for a long time. So going on a diet to make herself feel better makes sense. MY son and I feel fine now. So if we have Celiac it will be one of those cases of hidden without symptoms.

Wish us good luck....

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Welcome! This is a fab place, filled with helpful, friendly people! I'm glad to hear that you're getting the hang of the diet so quickly, and that it's helping. :)

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Amy,

We are happy to have you here! This is a great place for information, support, research, recipes, etc. No question is too silly, stupid, or gross---we have all been there and done that, so to speak. :)

Your daughter is so lucky to have a mom that is so helpful and is determined to keep her 100% gluten free.

Some personal favorites of mine:

Tinkyada brand (rice) pastas...in all varieties of "normal" pastas.

San-J gluten free soy sauce (be careful, they have gluten containing ones, so make sure you get the right ones!)

gluten free pretzels

many McCormick brand seasoning packets (like tacos, enchiladas, etc) happen to be gluten free. Make sure to read the label each time as they can change. But you can go onto www.mccormick.com and find the ingredients for all their products.

many mainstream products happen to be gluten free....coke/pepsi/most sodas, corn/tortilla chips (which I just used in place of crackers), ....

Let us know what we can do. Welcome to the board.

Laura

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